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A dynamic firm by nature, we strive to keep pace with updates in the technology, accountancy and business world enabling us to provide our clients with a first class service.

Arthur Boyd & Company was established in 1995 specialising in insolvency and business recovery with an accountancy and tax division.

The practice has experienced growth in both sectors year on year which has led to considerable expansion of our team.

We offer a personal approach to each client, no matter how big or small, you are never just a number to us. Our skilled staff have varied areas of expertise from traditional accountancy, tax and business advice to estate planning or insolvency advice.

Meet the team

Paula Watson

Principal

FCA, MABRP, BSc (Hons)

Paula Watson

Paula Watson

Principal

FCA, MABRP, BSc (Hons)

Paula is the principal of the firm with over 25 years in practice. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1992, and subsequently as an Insolvency Practitioner in 2014. She joined the firm in 1997, becoming partner in 2003, and has varied experience in both general practice and in all areas of insolvency.

Darren McMath

Director

FCCA, MABRP, BSc (Hons)

Darren McMath

Darren McMath

Director

FCCA, MABRP, BSc (Hons)

Darren qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2010, and became a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner in 2017. He joined the firm in 2006 and is now a director, responsible for the day to day running of the accounts and tax department, and is involved in all aspects of both personal and corporate insolvency work.

Winnie Curran

Office Manager

Winnie Curran

Winnie Curran

Office Manager

Winnie is the office manager, responsible for the day-to-day administration of the general office, internal payroll, bookkeeping and accounts. She also manages the payroll function for clients and assists with client bookkeeping and tax returns.

Julie McDowell

Manager - Insolvency

Julie McDowell

Julie McDowell

Manager - Insolvency

Julie has over 20 years experience in the industry, having joined Moore Stephens in 1997. She has considerable experience in dealing with all types of insolvency appointments, but has focused mainly on corporate casework, including liquidations, Administrations, Receiverships and CVA’s.

Gary

Gary Bonner

Senior - Insolvency

BA (Hons) Law

Gary Bonner

Gary Bonner

Senior - Insolvency

BA (Hons) Law

Gary has a Degree in Law, joined Arthur Boyd & Company in 2010, and acquired his Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency in 2011. Gary specialises in Personal Insolvency, and is also responsible for the management of realisation of security across a significant portfolio of loans. He passed his JIEB Personal Insolvency exam in March 2018.

Bronagh

Bronagh Lawell

Chartered Accountant

BSc (Hons), GradDip

Bronagh Lawell

Bronagh Lawell

Chartered Accountant

BSc (Hons), GradDip

Bronagh completed the Graduate Diploma in Accounting before joining Arthur Boyd & Company in 2010, initially working within the Insolvency Department. She then transferred to the accounts department in 2012 where she passed her final exams with Chartered Accountants Ireland in 2016, and is now pursuing her Chartered Tax Adviser qualification.

Eamonn Lawell

Senior - Accounts

MIATI

Eamonn Lawell

Eamonn Lawell

Senior - Accounts

MIATI

Eamonn qualified as an Accounting Technician in 2010 and has over 14 years experience in practice, 10 of which are with Arthur Boyd & Company. He is responsible for preparation of financial accounts, management accounts, and taxation for a number of larger clients, and has also assisted with the implementation and training in computerised accounting systems.

Sarah Moore

Accounting Technician

MAAT

Sarah Moore

Sarah Moore

Accounting Technician

MAAT

Sarah is a qualified Accounting Technician with over 20 years experience. She joined Arthur Boyd & Company in 2010, where she has worked in the accounting and tax department, providing book-keeping services, VAT return preparation, accounts and tax returns for a varied range of clients.

Lorraine McMullan

Administration - General

Studying for the Accounting Technicians Ireland qualification

Lorraine McMullan

Lorraine McMullan

Administration - General

Studying for the Accounting Technicians Ireland qualification

Lorraine joined Arthur Boyd & Company in 2012,  initially in the role of administrator / receptionist. She then progressed to casework both within the accounts and insolvency departments, where she is primarily involved in bookkeeping, accounts and payroll preparation, and is now currently studying for the Accounting Technicians Ireland qualification.

Simon McClure

Accounting Technician

ACCA qualification in Accounting

Simon McClure

Simon McClure

Accounting Technician

ACCA qualification in Accounting

Simon joined the firm in 2017 and is a qualified Accounting Technician.  He is engaged as a trainee in the accounts department and is currently studying towards his ACCA qualification.

Bronagh Watson

Bronagh Watson

General Administrator / Receptionist

Bronagh Watson

Bronagh Watson

General Administrator / Receptionist

Bronagh has recently joined the firm as general administrator / receptionist.

Quotemarks

What our customers have to say:

  • "Arthur Boyd & Company prepare our annual accounts and provide assistance with book-keeping and management accounts as and when we require it. They make the process simple and hassle free and explain everything in detail. We liaise with them on a regular basis and find them prompt, efficient and easy to deal with. They provide advice on all sorts of matters such as pricing/margins, business expansion, director’s duties and tax implications of potential transactions, in clear, concise terms which are easy to understand."

    Mauds Ice Creams Ltd

  • "I found the process of winding up my company very easy and quick, thanks to your help and guidance. Throughout the process, your communication was prompt and clear."

    Director of an owner managed company, wound up by way of a CVL

  • "We have been with Arthur Boyd & Company from the very beginning. The staff are always friendly, professional and helpful. They have provided us with sound business and tax advice throughout the years, and really do go the extra mile to help. We are very happy clients and will continue to use their services."

    Bell family, hauliers & farmers

  • "I wish I had contacted the team at Arthur Boyd & Company earlier, but when I did, it was a weight off my shoulders. I thought I had no options, but they sorted out my financial issues and I can now get on with my life."

    Past IVA client

  • "Arthur Boyd & Company have worked very closely with us over the years. They do so much more than simply prepare our accounts and tax returns. We often phone them for advice or simply to sound out ideas. Their support has been invaluable."

    Fegan Transport Ltd

  • "Arthur Boyd & Company were a great source of comfort for me. I was going through a tough time with my finances and they really helped me get through it with their advice and guidance. I would recommend them to anyone."

    Past IVA client

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